Yarmuth: Obama Has Right to Politicize bin Laden Death

For most of the week Republicans have been critical of an attack ad by President Obama’s re-election campaign highlighting the death of terrorist leader Osama bin Laden. But Democratic Congress John Yarmuth believes its proper for the president to politicize the issue. The ad released earlier this month features former President Bill Clinton, who says […]

TIME Analyzes Daniels for Possible VP Pick

In an ongoing series, TIME Magazine is reviewing the pros and cons of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney selecting potential running mates with a focus on Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels for this installment. According to TIME, the best quality Daniels brings to the table is that he’s a impressively credentialed fiscal wonk who has some […]

Daniels Reprimands Romney for Negative Campaigning

In an interview with the Indianapolis Star, Governor Mitch Daniels admonished Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for running a negative campaign during the GOP primary and advised the presumptive nominee against using the tactic in the general election. Earlier this week, Daniels endorsed Romney for president in the race against President Barack Obama. Republican opponents […]

Ron Paul Downplays Rand Paul VP Rumors

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul rejected a suggestion that GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney would ask his son, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., to serve as his running mate. There has been growing speculation that the Romney and Paul campaigns have been cooperating with a possible offer of the vice presidency to Kentucky’s junior Senator down […]

Bachmann Signs Controversial Marriage Pledge

Living up to her staunch conservative marquee, Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann was the first Republican presidential candidate to sign a controversial pledge that calls homosexuality a choice and a health risk in addition to supporting a federal amendment to the U.S. Constitution banning same-sex marriage. The oath is part of a strict moral platform being pushed […]

Daniels Unlikely To Ride Into Sunset, Says Analyst

An Indiana political analyst says he expects Governor Mitch Daniels will remain active in public service after his term ends next year. Daniels announced over the weekend he would not run for president in 2012. Indiana Legislative Review Publisher Ed Feigenbaum says he wouldn’t be surprised to see the Republican accept a presidential appointment in […]